Chicago Cubs: Cole Roederer, OF
To close the middle part of prospects who could make an impact in 2020 is 20-year-old Cole Roederer. Apart from a guy whose surname is fun to repeat, Roederer has impressed in his first couple of seasons of professional baseball.
The Cubs selected Roederer in the compensatory round of the 2018 Amateur draft. His first season began in Rookie ball as a teenager, where Roederer impressed. He slashed .275/.354/.465 with 13 stolen bases and posted a 129 wRC+.
This year, Roederer found his power game. He hit nine long balls at South Bend, stealing 16 bases and still managed a 101 wRC+. During a week-long stretch in August, Roederer slashed .375/.474/.594 with a 1.097 OPS and a .219 ISO.
For Roederer, the talent is there. There is still a ton of time to help him develop into a top-level talent, His production, even in small sample sizes, is something that should excite fans. Roederer could find himself in the top echelon of Cubs prospects in 2020 and also should make an impact next year once again.